car·​na·​ro·​li | \ ˌkär-nə-ˈrō-lē How to pronounce carnaroli (audio) \
variants: or carnaroli rice or Carnaroli or Carnaroli rice

Definition of carnaroli

: a short-grained rice from the Piedmont region of Italy that has a high starch content and is used especially for making risotto

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First Known Use of carnaroli

1986, in the meaning defined above

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“Carnaroli.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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